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7 frequently asked questions about blindness

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 13/01/21

There are 36 million people in the world who are blind, but four out of five of them don’t have to be. Many people are blind because they don’t have access to eye health facilities. Discover the answers to 7 frequently asked questions about blindness.

What is micro giving?

By Latika Mani | Posted 08/01/21

You may have heard of the phrase every little bit helps. This sentiment rings true for not-for-profit organisations that rely on donations and fundraising efforts of their supporters to fulfill their mission. Read on to discover what micro giving is all about.

What is effective altruism?

By Latika Mani | Posted 17/12/20

Giving to charity is part of the Australian way of life. However, when giving to charity, the concept of effective altruism is an important philosophy to keep in mind in order to have the maximum impact. Read on to discover more about what effective altruism is and the benefits of the philosophy.

Why is philanthropy important?

By Lucinda Needham | Posted 15/12/20

Simply put, philanthropy is an act of goodwill and the desire to help your fellow human beings. When done right, philanthropy can transform a society for the better. Read on to discover more about why philanthropy is important.

9 young Australians who will inspire you: Following in Fred Hollows' footsteps

By Cameron Starkey-Gill | Posted 07/12/20

Professor Fred Hollows was an Australian legend. A humanitarian, eye health advocate, and a world-renowned ophthalmologist, Fred continues to inspire the next generation of social changemakers, even to this day. Read on to discover 9 young Australians who are following in Fred's footsteps.

What can I expect at an eye test?

By Dr May Ho | Posted 04/12/20

Wondering what happens at a routine eye test? This step-by-step guide will help you understand what to expect at an eye test from your optometrist. Read on for more.

10 ways to give to charity even on a tight budget

By Latika Mani | Posted 02/12/20

There are lots of myths about charitable giving in Australia and the most common one is that you have to be rich to support a charity. The reality is that Australians are very charitable by nature. Here are 10 ways to give to worthy causes close to your heart, even on a tight budget.

Five frequently asked questions about refractive error

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 30/11/20

Refractive error is the most common cause of vision impairment, and uncorrected refractive error is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. Discover the answers to five frequently asked questions about refractive error.

Five frequently asked questions about diabetic retinopathy

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 27/11/20

As a result of changing diets and lifestyles, diabetes is becoming a global epidemic and according to the International Diabetes Federation, most people with diabetes will develop some form of retinopathy. Discover the answers to five frequently asked questions about diabetic retinopathy.

What is Giving Tuesday?

By Latika Mani | Posted 25/11/20

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that is celebrated worldwide every year. People from different countries unite by being generous and taking time to address social and environmental issues. Read on to discover more.

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